Required Reading


Main Text:

Cerrando Caderas: Mexican Traditional Medicine Postpartum, Panquetzani Ticitl

One of the following books:

  • Reproducing Race: an Ethnography of Pregnancy as a site of Racialization, Khiara M. Bridges.
  • Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth.
  • The Radical Doula Guide: A Political Primer, Miriam Zoila Pérez
  • Birth Work is Care Work: Stories from Activist Birth Communities, Alana Appel
  • Red Medicine, Patrisia Gonzales.

One of the following Breastfeeding books:

  • Free to Breastfeed - Voices of Black Mothers, Jeanine Valrie Logan
  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, West & Pitman
  • The Black Woman’s Guide to Breastfeeding: The Definitive Guide to Nursing for African American Mothers, Katherine Barber